Gas/Electric Harmonization: Issues, Answers & Risks. SNL Knowledge Center December 13, 2012 Lorraine Cross 10 G Street, N.E. Suite 710 Washington, D.C. 20002 (202) 609-9862 [email protected] Framing the Issue.
This analysis should be performed
by each electric region
SCHEDULING TIMELINES: The gas industry uses a uniform timeline for scheduling deliveries across the US. The electric industry doesn’t. Furthermore, the gas and electric industries use different timelines.
Different parties take different positions on “harmonization” depending on whether the electric/gas commenter has a firm contract for gas delivery.
very different decision-making: the gas industry uses a one – to- one commercial model while the electric industry has the ability to use a group decision-making process, requiring regulatory approval